Event explores mass incarceration, social justice

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Mar 19 2015

The University of Washington College of Education will host a community discussion of race and mass incarceration on May 7 as part of this year's Common Book reading.

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Faculty, student research featured at AERA April 16-20

Roxhill Seattle
Mar 12 2015

Research focusing on today's most pressing issues in education will be presented by University of Washington College of Education faculty and students at the American Educational Research Association's annual meeting April 16 - 20 in Chicago. The theme of this year's AERA meeting is "Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and Heritage in Education Research and Praxis."

Alumna advocates for English language learners

Mar 4 2015

When Libia Gil immigrated to the United States as a teenager, she could speak some English but struggled with a limited vocabulary, weak grammar skills and no knowledge of common cultural references. Now, she’s helping make sure more than 4.4 million English language learners in the nation’s public schools receive high-quality instruction.

Alumna builds pipeline of outstanding teachers for Seattle

Feb 25 2015

Socio-economic status, language and race too often predict student academic achievement in schools here in Seattle and across the nation.

Professor's paper on equity and leadership most read of 2014

Ann Ishimaru
Feb 24 2015

An article written by a University of Washington College of Education professor that offers guidance to school leaders on how to close opportunity and achievement gaps among students has been honored as the most read article of 2014 in the journal Leadership & Policy in Schools.

Professor's work in civic education honored by AERA

Walter Parker
Feb 17 2015

Professor Walter Parker of the University of Washington's College of Education, a leading scholar in the field of civic education, has been named an American Educational Research Association Fellow.

Student works to foster inclusive learning spaces

Feb 4 2015

Born in Houston to parents from El Salvador and Haiti, Elba Camila Moise has observed the power of inclusive learning environments throughout her life. Now, the doctoral student in multicultural education at the University of Washington’s College of Education has her eye on nudging learning in that direction.

Study: Policy designed to help English learners has unintended consequences

Jan 30 2015

Putting high school English language learners in separate content-area classrooms designed to target their linguistic needs can backfire, a new publication by a University of Washington College of Education professor reports, by stigmatizing those same students.

Onnie Rogers: New faculty profile

Onnie Rogers
Jan 28 2015

Growing up, Onnie Rogers experienced first-hand how powerful stereotypes could be in shaping how children perceived their own abilities. That experience inspired Rogers, who recently joined the University of Washington College of Education as a research assistant professor, to pursue research on identity development among urban youth. Her work examines how cultural norms, expectations and stereotypes influence how youth see themselves, particularly in the context of schooling and education.

Professor's early impact on indigenous education recognized

Jan 14 2015

Megan Bang, an assistant professor at the University of Washington College of Education, has been recognized for making significant contributions to the field of indigenous education by the American Educational Research Association.